James E. Dobson teaches at Dartmouth College. He is the author of three academic books: Modernity and Autobiography in Nineteenth Century America (Palgrave, 2017), Critical Digital Humanities: The Search for a Methodology (Illinois, 2019), and The Birth of Computer Vision (Minnesota, 2023). He is also the co-author, with Rena J. Mosteirin, of a creative/critical hybrid book titled Moonbit (punctum books, 2019) that takes as its object of analysis and inspiration the code to the Apollo Guidance Computer used by Apollo 11.